Bringing Essential Mental Health Training to Maryland's Communities

Mental Health First Aid® Maryland is a public education national certification course designed to teach individuals, professionals, businesses, and community members the skills necessary to respond with care and genuine support to an individual experiencing a mental health or substance use concern or crisis. Mental health problems are common and, with the right help, wellness and recovery are possible. Since its inception, over 80,000 Mental Health First Aiders have been trained—creating more caring, safe, and supportive communities throughout Maryland.

If you are a non-Maryland resident seeking training, please go here.

About Us

With over 80,000 First Aiders and 800 Instructors trained in Maryland, Mental Health First Aid® is making an impact!

Course Overview

Learn more about our courses, training schedules, program costs, and registration.

Course Calendar

See the latest available MHFA courses across the state.

Become an Instructor

When you become a certified instructor you can teach Mental Health First Aid® classes across Maryland and tailor the content to best fit the needs of the community you serve.

Instructor Resources

Check out our resources for MHFA Maryland Instructors!


Have questions about the Mental Health First Aid® program? Get answers to some of our most frequently asked questions here.

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